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Garlicky Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms | Humphrey Munson

Garlicky Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Probably one of the most welcome side dishes at any dinner, we love these stuffed mushrooms all year around. They are so good just solo as a veggie main course, or with grilled meats (especially venison or beef steaks). I N G R E D I E N T S – Serves 4 5 large…

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Grilled Broccoli with Italian Salsa Verde | Humphrey Munson

Grilled Broccoli with Italian Salsa Verde

Since we made this Italian salsa verde to go with some grilled cauliflower, we have been using it on everything! It is so fresh and zingy, perfect for summer dishes and oh so delicious. The latest effort is this grilled broccoli with salsa verde and toasted almonds on top. Super simple and a great way…

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Humphrey Munson Furniture

One of the most common questions we get on instagram or via telephone / email is whether we can sell our freestanding furniture separately to our H|M projects and the answer is absolutely yes! We only take on a certain number of projects per year to ensure the quality of our cabinetry and the quality…

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Herby Roast Potatoes, Cauliflower & Red Onion

This was one of those recipes that isn’t really a recipe, it’s just some leftovers in the fridge, all cobbled together to make something absolutely delicious! It’s so simple, just new potatoes, cauliflower and red onion. We put the red onion into the baking dish first then added the potatoes and cauliflower. We seasoned well…

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Garlicky Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Italian Salsa Verde

This is one of those total winners of a recipe that looks and tastes amazing but takes hardly any time to prepare. Perfect for a light lunch, or served as a vegan main course or side dish. The Italian style salsa verde is super versatile and great with grilled sea bass or roast chicken. I…

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A Very Smart Dog Bed

At the West Sussex project, we specified the Greenwich black oak finish for the exterior of the island and the interior finish throughout. When it came to choosing a dog bed finish for Teddy, the natural choice was also the Greenwich black oak which was the first one of its kind. We absolutely love it…

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Smokey Grilled Chicken | Humphrey Munson

Smokey Grilled Chicken

With all this lovely sunny weather, we’ve been really enjoying using the Wolf outdoor grill at the Felsted showroom and recently cooked a delicious BBQ lunch and included these smokey grilled chicken breasts. It was so delicious, simple and easy, we had to share it here…. I N G R E D I E N…

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Spicy Sausage and Aubergine Rigatoni

Fresh, delicious and filling, we love this recipe for spicy sausage and aubergine rigatoni. If you’ve followed the H|M blog for any time you’ll know we favour quick and easy recipes that are packed full of flavour and great for mid-week or weekend meals, wether you need to feed two or a family of five.…

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The best coffee machines for the perfect at home cup of coffee

Coffee machines have come on leaps and bounds in recent years and for maximum flexibility in a kitchen design, choosing a freestanding coffee machine that will fit into a countertop breakfast cupboard is a great idea. It’s always important to allow for the coffee machine in a design to ensure that access is easy and…

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15 design ideas for a stylish and functional utility room

The humble utility room is the unsung hero of the family home. A space where chores are done – washing, drying, ironing, cleaning, sorting out, flower arranging – the list goes on. Today at H|M, the functionality of the utility room is key to the success of the design of the ground floor. Here we…

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Chicken Bolognese Recipe

If you’re trying to eat less red meat but love a good bolognese, this is a great recipe using either minced chicken or turkey mince. If you can get the darker leg/ thigh mince the result will be even better. I N G R E D I E N T S – Serves 4 Olive…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese with Linguine

A super quick and easy vegan dinner recipe that tastes delicious. Like most things bolognese-esque, we think it tastes better the next day and it keeps really well too! I N G R E D I E N T S Olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 clove of garlic, peeled and finely…

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Tartiflette

If you’re ever left with a selection of leftover cheeses after dinner, this is an absolute dream of a recipe to use them up. It’s so easy, tastes delicious and provides the ultimate comfort meal with a salad or side with a roasted joint of meat. We’ve shared the recipe below which requires around 500g…

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Q&A with Katharine Pooley

Over the past few years, we have had the pleasure of working with Katharine Pooley on several residential projects across the UK. As the creative force, owner and founder of her eponymous interior design studio based in Chelsea, Katharine has an unparalleled reputation for one-of-a-kind exquisitely designed projects across the world. Combining an impeccable attention to detail and…

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A winter salad you’ll actually want to eat

One of the secrets of making a really great salad is to mix it in a larger bowl than you serve it in. That way you can combine the ingredients lightly and without crushing delicate leaves, but also it is so much easier to add in the dressing evenly (or an extra ingredient or two…

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The Coach House

Inside Katharine Pooley’s country house kitchen

We have worked with Katharine Pooley’s interior design company on a number of projects and we were delighted to design, manufacture and install the kitchen and utility room for her Georgian country house residence. The Coach House is set within the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, surrounded by meticulously maintained gardens and parkland beyond. To see a…

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Ondine Cookware

Hand-crafted titanium cookware, designed to last generations. “Cooking for my family and friends is my passion. Memorable meals use outstanding ingredients, but that purity must be complemented with cookware unsurpassed in quality and so beautiful that you’d want to show it off on any table.” -MARIE GUERLAIN Each piece of Ondine cookware has been engineered…

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Gayle Warwick Fine Linen

Cashmere & Cashlinen

We were first introduced to Gayle Warwick’s work by Paul Craig, the photographer we work with on capturing our H|M projects each month. Paul had been shooting for them the day before and shared some of the images and insight into the quality of the bed and table linen. We’ve since used some of the…

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Falafel, Aubergine & Harissa Tomato Stew

We could have called this recipe “What to feed a vegan in winter” because it is brilliantly easy, absolutely delicious plus it’s also a really hearty dinner that will fill you up. It’s great served with plain basmati rice but we’ve had it before with quinoa (we always cook it in vegetable stock), or orzo…

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Gaggenau 200 Series

Buckinghamshire Project

In each and every kitchen, the hardest working appliance is undoubtedly the oven and we spend lots of time with clients debating the pros and cons of range cookers or eye level ovens. With so many options out there, choosing the perfect oven can be a daunting proposition. The time taken to research this area…

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Ultimate Weekend Brunch Avocado Toast

Avocado toast isn’t exactly an earth shattering new discovery *but* it is good, and this version is particularly delicious! We stripped a corn on the cob and spread out on a baking tray and added a smashed garlic clove, sea salt and pepper and a little drizzle of olive oil. It took about 15 minutes…

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George Bronwin Ceramics

George Bronwin is a ceramic company that specialises in wheel thrown pottery in stoneware (and occasionally porcelain clay) all hand crafted in Somerset. George grew up in Wales and began potting whilst at University. After a number of years working abroad in hospitality he returned to London and began teaching himself throwing at a shared…

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Maker&Son

Truly Comfortable Furniture

The founders of Maker&Son are Alex Willcock and Felix Conran, a father and son duo who launched the business in February 2018, and now manufacture in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and the US. The history of how this all started begins over three decades ago when Alex has worked with teams designing hundreds of…

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Tofu, Cauliflower & Mushroom Massaman Curry

This is such a great little number for an easy vegan supper and it is absolutely delicious too. We’ve found that the trick with the tofu is to either bake it in the oven on a non-stick tray for 10 minutes to firm it up (it’s lovely with a bit of sesame oil), or fry…

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Sinhala Sidewall

Schumacher

We shared this IGTV video of this Royal Tunbridge Wells project a few weeks ago and ‘where’s the wallpaper from?’ was a comment that came up again and again. A timeless classic, the Sinhala Sidewall by Schumacher is a traditional tree of life design that derives from an antique French Indienne print that has been…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This is a great winter warmer! Butternut squash soup is a favourite at this time of year and just in time to use up any halloween leftovers. I N G R E D I E N T S 1 x butternut squash, approx. 1 kg (peeled + deseeded) Olive oil 2 x garlic cloves, smashed…

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The Pig Near Bath

The Pig near Bath is one of a litter of eight ‘piglets’ providing exceptional dining, accommodation and wellness experiences across the South of England. Set in a magnificent Grade II listed Georgian house built in 1820 out of local honey toned Bath stone, the Pig near Bath is a wonderful weekend retreat or mid-week getaway.…

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Design Inspiration

Boot Room

We’ve said it so many times, but when it comes to storage – more is always more! The best advice we can give to anyone designing a boot room/mudroom is to think carefully about what needs to be stored in this room – children accumulate shoes, trainers, boots, bags, sports kits, coats, jackets etc at…

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Design Inspiration

Laundry Room

A well designed laundry room can make such a huge difference to a how a busy family household operates. The wishlist is usually longer than the space available, but the trick is to squeeze every last drop out and make this space as practical and aesthetically pleasing as possible: Here are some recent H|M projects…

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Design Inspiration

Walk in pantry

The humble walk in pantry is a room full of nostalgia. This is probably the thing clients get most excited to talk about with the H|M design team during our meetings. The lure of order and organisation is irresistible, and we often find that we reconfigure spaces to include a walk in pantry where there…

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